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SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 2:30pm PDT
in the numbers. supervisor mirkarimi: i think it helps us explain, at least from that number, the other 600 and what it represents. i don't think anyone would know what that 600 is. is it administration or somebody working the property room? we don't really know. >> we will drill down as to active duty, all light duty, medically on leave, with respect to police officers, we will get cheaper enrollment on the drop. as i recall, it is not a large number, to under so as i recall. supervisor mirkarimi: thank you. supervisor wiener: if i could just get clarification on what you said about the drop -- my understanding was sent 25% of the department is eligible to retire, we may have a retention problem. could you clarify what he meant by that? >> it depends on if you think retention is a problem. we have a contract provision that provides an additional -- what is it 6%? for officers to induce them to stay up to age 60. in addition, sadly, many public agencies in the region have cut back on their police force. with the assistance of the civil service commission, we have set up a program to quickly
KRON
Mar 10, 2011 4:00pm PST
this legislative session. >> republicans are trying to use it little leverage they have against this to the california a majority vote. and republicans are very much in the minority party. denise will leverage the half will be used-any leverage to use will try to impact their thoughts on the vote with pension reforms, change in and budget, we want spending limits. we want a whole range of other things that the democrats do not seem to get in on. >>pam: ended the gets too much? tickets with the democratic vote? >> correct--she could lose that the democratic vote if it is taken too far. he is wanting to still set a compromise. and the deadline is really to the end of the month. at 6:00 p.m. when the republican convention should intervene. >>pam: think two, dan.and thinge and stand and rob is joining us. --thing two, dan. >>pam with 400 teachers expecting to a rally in protest. the pink slip in the east side union school district to close and eight onion dollar budget deficit will said the 65 people, 25 certified teachers and 42 classified positions over the past four years. 150 te
ABC
Mar 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
>> alan: the u.s. has launched the first tom ahack missiles against libya. the united states has officially entered the conflict in libya. 110 cruise missiles have lit up the skies skies in tripoli. here's more on operation odyssey dawn. >> u.s. missiles such as this one have fired the first salvo against libyan air defenses. >> we cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy and his forces step up their assault. >> the video of a libyan war plane shot down by rebels is a preview. war planes destroyed several of the rem scream's tanks. president obama warned moammar gadhafi over scenes like this. civilians were taking casualties. >> eunited states will contribute our unique capabilities at the front end of the mission to protect libyan civilians. >> foreign air forces are expected to carry out many of the attacks. the danish fighter jets arrived at u.s.a. fighter base in sicily. >> the no-fly zone is not in effect. >> we're creating the conditions to be able to set up the no-fly zone. >> while the u.s. is leading the front end of the attack, presiden
NBC
Mar 3, 2011 11:00pm PST
on nbc bay area news. >> good evening, and thank you for joining us, i'm raj mathai. >> and jessica aguirre. and now to video just into the newsroom. growing like weed, literally. an explosion of pot clubs has san jose officials tonight scrambling to clamp down of medical marijuana dispensaries and their solution may be to snuff out pot clubs altogether. nbc bay area's reporter is live in san jose with breaking developments in this story. elise? >> reporter: yeah, jessica, one city council member that we spoke to tonight said all of the pot clubs are putting a major strain. everything from simple loitering calls to armed robbery and he says one remedy may be slashing 90 clubs to just ten. >> several us are proposing a way to put the genie back in the bottle. >> reporter: with more than 100 cannabis clubs now operating throughout san jose the city may be trying to get a grip on the growing business by only allowing ten dispensaries to operate. >> and we recognize there's been a lot of impacts in neighborhoods and commercial districts from all that pot. >> reporter: in an nbc bay area
KICU
Mar 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
addressed the nation monday night to clarify the purpose of the u.s. mission in libya. >> i refuse to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. when our interests and values are at stake, we have a responsibility to act. that's what's happened in libya. >> reporter: the explanation comes more than a week after the u.s. military and a coalition of allies began military action to enforce the united nations backed no fly zone in the civil war torn country. president obama explained actions the united states has taken to protect the libyan people from the brutality of moammar gadhafi and u.s. policy going forward as nato takes control of the mission. >> we will deny the regime arms, cut off its supplies of cash, assist the opposition and work with other nations to hasten the day when gadhafi leaves power. >> reporter: both republicans and democrats have criticized the president's policy questioning the purpose, cost and possible consequences. the ranking republican on the senate armed services committee praised the president's remarks but said he didn't go far enou
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am PST
coming up for you. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark partly sunny friday march 11th. this morning we are following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit japan followed by a 23- foot tsunami. there is a tsunami warning for the entire pacific coast including in the bay area. a small wave is expected to hit here just after 8:00 this morning. it hit 80 miles off the coast of japan at 9:46:00 p.m. our time last night. it was 2:46:00 p.m. in japan. the tsunami that followed swept away boats, cars, homes, and people. the official death toll right now stands at 60 people dead with an additional 56 people missing and we expect that number to grow. >> we are keeping an eye on hawaii as they brace for that tsunami. this is video from last night on awahoo or the big island of hawaii shortly after the tsunami sirens were activated. they are still activating the sirens. it's in hawaii. they have issued the tsunami warnings for hawaii and the entire pacific coast including here. the waves will hit the heinz coastlines. they were expected 30 minutes ag
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
so much for joining us. >> we begin with big rain. we have been talking about it on the way and it is here. christina has the latest. >> good morning to you. not just big rain this morning we have big wind and thunderstorms. smug don't usually see here in the morning because it's so cool. especially this time of year. we have a moist, cold air mass colliding with a warmer air mass and lightning strikes you have a strong temperature difference for us this morning powerful weather as a result. let me show you where the storms are headed they are closer and closer to ukiah. a strong thunderstorm cell here and you want to stay indoors and try to avoid traveling for the next half hour or so. reaction is starting to push into the bay area. we saw christie smith and she got caught up in a thunderstorm cell. any improvement? >> well, yes. thank you for asking. a couple of minutes ago it was pouring on us. now i'm not wet at all. it has been on and off, but when it's on, it's really on. it was probably worse when we drove up through the east bay. now that we are on marin, we are on 1
KICU
Mar 16, 2011 11:30pm PDT
:00. >> japanese helicopter pilots dumped sea water on damaged nuclear reactors to try to prevent meltdowns as u.s. experts issue an a.m. now warning. >> good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. japanese helicopter pilots are trying to fight the meltdown. sea water is being dumped on to the spent fuel rods in order to reduce the radiation exposure. nuclear reactors need a constant source of cooling water. officials in japan hope the helicopter bucket brigade can keep the reactors from overheating while the plant operators scramble to install a power line and use electricity to restore the reactor's cooling systems. >>> now, less than an hour ago, word came that the united states will start evacuating americans from japan, including private citizens and the families of u.s. personnel. president obama informed japan's prime minister of the plans tonight. the obama administration is chartering aircraft to accommodate americans who want to leave. also today the chairman of the u.s. regulatory commission says radiation near the fukushima plant is extremely high and damage at one reac
KRON
Mar 28, 2011 4:00pm PDT
with excessive use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormones with losing hair, acne and they're irritated, in greek. as a result made numerous that's and was-angry. he said he would " cut my head off and " he would cut out my breast implants because he paid for them. >> during a very aggressive cross examination they try to examine her as an addictive over the breakup of the relationship that she was angry. that he would not be offered house in arizona and that he wanted to convince the jury that kimberly bell is not the one whose testimony can be trusted. at the federal courthouse, dan kerman, kron 4 news. >>pam: we have continuing coverage of the barry bonds trial with all the details leading up to the verdict. in other big story, news crews all over the bay area. tsfrom hercules, to capitola but not and low water caused quite a bit of damage. on the sunday that city council had a meeting for an ever since the proclamation after a burst pipe is quite a bit costing $1 million. a mobile home park that had to be evacuated for work damaged and 39 were below attack. there are to keep an eye
NBC
Mar 2, 2011 11:00pm PST
. our cheryl hurd joining us from campus live at the scene with the very latest. cheryl. >> reporter: that day of action taking place all day long here at uc-berkeley campus and ending here at wheeler hall tonight. at about 10:00 tonight, police telling protesters inside the j to vacate the building. about a dozen people stayed behind. several people did leave. but as you can see, one by one, they were arrested. some of them chanting, "no cuts, no fees." others chanting, "we are doing this for your kids." one student telling me tonight why they are here. >> they can raise fees 32% every time an economic crisis happens. those happen every eight years. what's going to happen to our children? that's what this is about. >> reporter: an interesting sidenote to tonight's protests, there are a lot of police presence and sometimes more police than protesters. many of them from san francisco state. some of them from alameda county sheriff's department. others from berkeley campus police. a preemptive strike, they are telling me tonight. they just wanted to make sure that things did not get ou
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
until maybe tomorrow. now, crews are surveying the ing us now byma joining us now by phone is one of the residents in this area, pattdavis. she is in along meadow nepa, s y made doe lane. s patty, can you hear us? >> caller: yes, i can. >> tell us how this happened this afternoon. could you hear this rock slide unfolding? >> caller: no, we couldn't really hear the rock slide unfold, but we heard the road was blocked. my roommate tried to go down the driveway and was turned around. and it was some trees and rubble that was covering the road. and by 2:00 something this afternoon, it was just this mass that you see now on your -- from your helicopters. it's quite -- it's big. >> patty, let me ask you to turn down your tv or anything you have like that, because we're getting some feedback. tell me, is this the main road that you go in and out of scott's valley, because your home is west of 17, is that correct? >> reporter: yes, it is west. and i don't have any power, and only thing i have is a direct wall line, so i don't know where the interference is coming from. >> okay. is this th
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
is affecting a lot of california college students studying overseas. kraig debro is joining us live to tell us about an urgent memo sent to cu students in japan. >> reporter: according to csu website, they send the most students abroad than any other. we'll be hoping to talk to some officials about their bringing students home even if they are not studying near where the quake zone. chancellor charles reed says he wants all csu students studying in japan to return and he's ordering no more students go to jam japan. we were told the students would be competing for resources. and the japanese people need it more. now, this morning a friend of a csu studying in japan said she cried when she heard the news but he thinks it's for the best. >> it is pretty dangerous. i mean, they would be breathing in dangerous fumes, right? i don't think it's such a bad idea. >> reporter: reed says another reason for bringing students home are the dangers associated with the fukushima nuclear plant. tohuko university has been closed. according to the students from uc are all accounted for and there are no further
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am PDT
that dumped 2 million gallons of sewage into a creek. good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm eric thomas. >> a u.s. military jet has crashed. they say the plane was not shot down. both crew members on board managed to eject before the plane crash. one crew member has recovered safely and the operation to get the other crew member is underway now. terry mcsweeney is gathering details and have an update coming up. >>> manpower the roads are wet. we'll get to the latest on our storm with mike. >> we are saying there is a window for clearing that road? >> that is about right now until 2:00 or 4:00. we do have scattered showers mainly over the east bay valleys down to the southern section of the santa clara valley. heaviest rain moving into the eastern section of alameda county, altamont pass, livermore you may run into a shower there. also south of san jose, right along 101, gilroy, that is where we're seeing a little light rain. one more shower in the northern parts of napa county. this is going to bring us heavier rain with a cold front. first, let's go over to mega
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 4:30am PST
use caution as you cross the span, high wind advisory signs expected. right now that is a first look at your morning commute. >>> thank you very much. it is 4:31 a.m. we don't have to tell you drivers, prices at the pump are skyrockets how much they are rising is stunning. let's take a look at bay area prices the average for a gallon of regular gas is $3.93 that is up 15¢ from a week ago and in san jose and oakland the average is $3.90 an increase from 16¢ from last sunday according to gas body.com. >>> driver -- gas buddy.com. >>> drivers across the country are experiencing the second biggest gas spike in history. >>> the gas is just out of control no matter what. no matter how much money you have or don't the price is out of control. >> reporter: 33¢ a gallon increase in price of gas is one to have biggest two week jumps on record. the average price is now 3.5 $1 but that looks like a bargain to californians, paying much more, $3.93. >> i am putting 91 in, yeah, $4.14. >> reporter: should the government step in? >> we have to make some kind of move. whatever move we can make in
KRON
Mar 6, 2011 8:00am PST
are awesome to do this for me! >> it is painful to watch your son not walk the way he used to. >> he was in afganistan, everything took a sudden turn. >> hwe were just doing our job. (cheering & applause) as for walking, mom is focused on one thing at a time. >> i washed his toes! they were the only thing sticking out of the cast. >> for now, reporting, jr stone. >> alright, it is 8:13. >> my next guess is a clown. really. clowns without borders. it is not scary, it is helpful, coming up! >> we are back, turning to the weather. it was wet! a line of storms rolling through lousiana. some prades shortened during mardi gras, officially on tuesday >> we have had our own share of wet weather. look, the headlights are on! very important. >> mid sunday morning, twet weather, a few pockets of heavey rain, bulk will be out, occasional showers with things continuing to wind down, changing for next week. here is how it looks. monday, cooler and sunny, in the wwake of the season. winds will crank up gusting 30-40 mph. mostly sunny. low to mid 60 s. rain reunrns thrusdurs. futurecast shows green
KRON
Mar 8, 2011 4:30pm PST
in alameda is showing us where back box containing the remains of someone was last seen before was stolen. >> right here with a small round table. the backpack was on the table just 30 minutes before the funeral service was set to begin. we set up for the funeral, all of us were busy doing little side jobs getting ready. someone taking opportunity, what can, saw the pack had no understanding what he or she had picked up and it was gone. >>reporter: church officials say was a small gathering for the funeral service however the churches doors were open to the public at the time. investigators with the alameda police department said they have not determined that the person knew what was in the backpacker not. the situation is being treated as a criminal theft. however, the reference said she is prepared to forgive the person responsible. >> returned to the church or the alameda pd and that will close the loop for us. judgment is not mind to offer. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>pam: fallout from the alleged police misconduct surrounding the san francisco police department is now affecting mu
FOX
Mar 9, 2011 7:00am PST
. since the beginning of this year, investors have put more than $24 billion in u.s. stock funds. >>> san francisco police everyone waking you this morning about a new scam, this one targets atms and these thieves use glue, not guns. jade hernandez is live in san francisco now to tell us what to look out for. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. i just checked in with the san francisco richmond police station that's just around the corner and found out one of these thefts happened last week during the day at a bank of america atm similar to this one. what the customer did, the customer put the card inside of the machine and then typed in the key code. once the key code came up, the customer realized that. enter button had been glued down. thieves are targeting atm users and the customers can't finish the process because the key gets stuck in the machine. the customer goes inside the bank and leaves the information or card back up on the screen. a local paper report says the police said since january there have been four of these type of thefts in the district. thieves are using
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
is in tokyo where it is now 10:00 a.m. on wednesday morning. she joins us live now via skype with the latest on what's happening. >> reporter: julie and frank, woke up this morning, it's about 10:00 a.m. and the big headline is the radiation. a lot of concerns just four hours ago that there was a fire at the fukushima plant. a worker apparently was going by and saw smoke coming out of that. it looks like it's contained, but a lot of concern. we do have video of an area that has had quite a bit of problems and one thing we're hearing is that there's going to be a cold blast that will come over the country today, possibly bringing snow to that area. you can just imagine how much more difficult that will make relief efforts and not only for the earthquake evacwees, but now you mention coming from the fukushima radiation danger zone. one thing i have to point out, there are workers at that plant who agreed to stay behind and you know, you can't help but call them heros with high levels of radiation. they are trying to do what they can to save it and keep it from being widespread. here in tokyo,
ABC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
's ambassador to talk more about u.s. assistance. >> the in parts of japan hit by an earthquake flattened by a tsunami a third risk now looms. fears of nuclear meltdown. >> this evacuee says that most frightening thing. nobody really knows what is happening. but signs what is happening at fukushima daiichi are not good. all four reactors have issues including three explosions. radioactive material could be leaking from the base of the reactor. the leaked radiation level is rather high. >> now we are talking about levels that can impact human health. i would like all of you to take this information calmly. >> keep inside the work places or houses. >> they echoed the warnings affecting more than 140,000 people within a 12 mile radius. 70,000 have already evacuated. they are checking people to see if they have been exposed to radiation. >> this woman says i worry very much about radiation. i don't know what to do. even in tokyo, there are reports of slightly higher radiation levels but they say the levels are too small to threaten people there. hillary clinton met with the foreign minister w
CBS
Mar 20, 2011 7:30am PDT
the beginning. >>> the u.s. opened fire on libya. what prompted president obama's decision and how moammar gadhafi is reacting. >> and an ammonia leak prompts a shelter in place order in san jose. >>> it is 7:30 a.m. on sunday, march 20th. spring is just about here but i don't think mother nature got the memo. >> no. no. look outside, ok. spring is here, it's sprung. a lot of news to talk about. we'll look at the weather a lot closer, as well. we have john hademan back from tokyo to talk about the earthquake and its effect on the economy >> he was there when the disaster struck. and in the next half hour, in the 8:00 section, we'll talk about what is going on and what's not going on in sacramento. and how it's going to affect you. >> that's as we approach a deadline for making that special election happen in june. a lot coming up. >>> i think the top story locally is the weather. there is some local flooding out there. the rain has been coming down, and it looks like going to keep on coming for a little while. jim bernard has the latest. we're checking in with you. storm watch, how is it l
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 10:00pm PDT
it impacts the rest of the department. >> reporter: one victim shows us the police report she filed today. she said she has been assaulted by a stranger at this restaurant last week. >> my whole face was swollen out to here and i needed stitches. >> reporter: the police left quickly without making a report. >> they said sorry what happened to you and they have to attend a shooting and that was all. no call back or anything. >> reporter: the union says that every night in oakland there are beats that are unstaffed. the mayor declined our request for an interview. the mayor says she is in labor negotiations with the police union and commenting would be inappropriate. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san jose police are asking for the public's help to solve a hit and run case that sent a motorcycle officer to the hospital. he was thrown from his motorcycle about 1:40 this afternoon. police say crichton turned on his lights to pull over a car when another car turned in front of him and braked. the motorcycle ran into the car. its driver left the scene. the car is described
KRON
Mar 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
pictures of the aaa as the u.s. official allies had the first a tax breaattacks. coming up. >> vicki: at some intense moments. the san jose it fire department issued a shelter. here is this seen as the crews worked to clean up to an and 50 gal.. >> reporter: at the san jose fire department was called to the treatment plant on grayson road. it can taint 5,000 gal. of ammonia. it began to leak. a point of the allocation was hit. >> we ask residents to close their windows and stay in their homes. >> reporter: firefighters were able to a purge the tank. they discovered hundreds of gallons of them and it had leaked. >> at the leak is not getting worse. it is contained. we have approximately two and 50 gal. and said the secondary containment area. >> reporter: they are relieved to know the other circumstances where their favor. >> we have been offline at this plant since early march. we have a construction project. the of the tanks of water. we are supplying the treated water to the valley from los gatos. >> reporter: the incident was declared contained. in san jose jet pierce kron4 news.
KRON
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
managed to stabilize the road for now and residence who normally used woodbridge road have to find alternate routes. capitola is cleaning up a sea of mud. the village, near santa cruz has been hit by two different floods in three days of the north with these torrential rains and rob fladeboe shows us the damage and the cleanup efforts in right now. >>reporter: what you can see is going on all over town in capital look with a regional a virtual-hosing down with mud-everywhere. this sustaining blood ironically, is to get rid of it with water. that high- pressure washer street sweepers have been going 24- 75 saturday and a small worarmy of public works are showing this one shovel at a time. the sidewalk is littered with carpeting, flooring and even basements. the water is even finding its way into businesses, businesses, and on it and anything on the floor suffered water damage. and dumpsters full of debris lined the streets full of debris. sandbags are in doorways that too little, too late. amazingly, some shops are already open and others still lead some work to do. in capitola, rup
KICU
Mar 17, 2011 11:30pm PDT
ominous but is it? debra villalon joins us tonight where the department of health is monitoring the air for radiation levels in the area. >> reporter: the department is monitoring changes in the atmosphere. if the radiation does arrive, scientists here will be among the first to know. it's expected to hit our coast as early as tomorrow. so diluted. radiation will be more minuscule than measurable. >> we understand everybody's concern, radiation is scary stuff. >> reporter: officials cannot say it enough, they see no health hazards. >> i'm not sure that the vision or the model of a plume this far away is -- >> no one can predict what is going to happen at the plant tomorrow. >> reporter: that uncertainty is why so much technology at so many locations is aimed at sniffing out radiation swiftly then compares it to normal background levels which vary from place to place and also pose some mysteries. >> no one has ever been able to determine differences in cancers from one location to another based just on backgrounds. >> i'm trying to not think about it because it seems seems to overwhelm
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
. as moammar gadhafi continues to thumb his nose at the u.s. and allies striking back at rebels, president obama tells cbs news it is time for gadhafi to give up the fight. >> wef got to ratchet our diplomatic and political pressure on him so at some point he makes a decision to leave. >>> we will hear more from our interview with the president and speak with former defense secretary donald rumsfeld will the u.s. mission in libya. >>> plane scary. officials discover a bullet hole in a us airways passenger jet. now an investigation is under way to try to figure out just where it came from and how serious a threat it posed to the aircraft and its passengers. >>> fighting back. a middle school student from connecticut goes on youtube with an emotional plea for help after bullied by her classmates for years. that video is burning up on the internet adding to the national debate causing quite a stir "early" this wednesday morning, march 30th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good wednesday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm chris wragge. >> good to have everybody with us. >>> we want to get you
KRON
Mar 13, 2011 9:00pm PDT
>>vicki: 1 mail account of a car derailment. three people were injured, kron 4 is live for us in the bart station to tell us how to clean up will affect tomorrow morning's commute. >>reporter: do here in doesn't have any effect on it to you, if that is why they're busy at work at this point. remember is literally fit well over, if you actually see what they are doing as we >> . if we're in the process of lifting these trains that ralph of the tracks. if they're trying to clear the tracks. earlier today we talk to the gentleman who is inside one of those cars with the real 3 1/2 >> i was listening to news that analysts of a live far from me jumped off and land over to my seat and sat down and was planning to carry it the car was fined five lives across the dirt and valves in. obviously i was thinking this could see it, i have died. >>reporter: this we knew you looking at is actually view of all the people on board being attacked we do. he was filmed by a number of new who were in the area and half and half our camera. off at your live even see they are busy at work. fe will be
NBC
Feb 28, 2011 5:00pm PST
attacks sale of medical marijuana. kris sanchez joins us live. you were at a training session. what were some of the questions? >> there were a lot of hands in the air asking questions. lodgist cal type questions. there were also a lot of questions about whether the tax will lead to legitimacy for pot businesses in this city. >> how to pay taxes? how are we keeping tracking? >> the owner of the 408 collective says that talking business with the city of san jose is a bit ironic. >> they're telg us it's illegal to operate, but pay us while you operate. >> in november, voters passed the pot tax and now, barbah and all others on are the hook for 7% of the money. that's a cause he says he'll pass on. >> i don't think it's fair to the patients. i'm not the one paying it. so that's not fair to my patients. >> another operator hopes that paying taxes is the true -- where selling marijuana is still illegal. >> the city needs to protect us. you're allowed to be here in the city, we're allowing you to conduct business then tax us. >> but whether or not the city considers the dispensaries legal does
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's begin with george who joins us from tokyo via skype. like millions of japanese residents, you, too, are waking up to a brand new day filled with brand new hurdles. take us inside here and tell us what the pulse of that city is now. >> you said it. it is a brand new day here. i think this day started last night. we got a good feeling for what's going on here in tokyo as we've seen many who live here as well as tourists trying to leave the city and though they're hearing the levels of radiation, they're not taking chances and are fleeing tokyo while they can, including one man from san francisco who we met at the train station. >> with the threat of radiation increasing in tokyo, many who live here have already made up their minds on what they're going to do. get out now. count this tokyo native in that crowd. >> i never expeerntsed such a thing, so i don't know what to do. i just don't know. there's long line at the store right now. i think the you know, like the panic's starting. >> there were long lines at the tokyo train station with many people wearing masks. she said she will b
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> u.s. experts believe it could be weeks before the emergency is resolved, and americans are being urged to flee a 50 mile area around the plant. on our shores, radiation monitoring has been stepped up on the west coast as a precaution. >> we do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the west coast, alaska, hawaii or u.s. territories in the pacific. >> we have seen no radiation, by the way, even on incoming cargo or passengers that comes close to reaching a harmful level. >> in tokyo, experts say radiation levels are below harmful levels, but anxiety is on the rise. and the pentagon is organizing a voluntary evacuation of american military families and citizens who want to get out. >> now, there is a lot of american expertise with regard to nuclear energy that's being called upon to help in japan. tonight we've learned of another american resource that's being looked into, the super soaker, the converted 747 used to drop huge amounts of water on wildfires. we talked with the company that runs it tonight and they say they're in talks with what role they could play. they lik
NBC
Mar 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
that the use of force is not our first choice. and is not a choice that i make lightly. >> left with no other choice, the u.s. enters a new military campaign in the middle east. the news starts now. >>> good evening. i'm marla tellez in for diane dwyer. winter weather hanging on. we're watching another major storm move in right now, promising to pack a serious one-two punch of rain and winds. meteorologist nick o'kelley is tracking the storm, and how long it will linger. but first, kimberly tere joins us live in san jose. >> reporter: we've seen steady rain all day today, marla. take a look at the water here draining onto the street. and as forecasted, the winds really did seem to pick up right at 9:00. and are very strong. mother nature really putting on a show here. and causing some ruckus. california highway patrol is keeping busy. officers say this car was going too fast for weather conditions and ended up in a ditch in san jose. there were no injuries. but chp is urging drivers to slow down on these slick roads. there have been multiple spinouts and issues with debris on the roadways. in
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
in the bay." >>> good morning to you. thank you so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i was about to say east bay. i'm scott mcgrew. let's go to christina loren to see what's happening. >>> good morning to you. we have spotty activity out there. take a look at san jose right now. in the next 10 to 15 minutes get ready for steady rain. enough to make the roadways slick. you want to take it easy out there today. also, we have the possibility, the potential for another round of thunderstorms today. we'll talk all about that, but first we'll get you to work on time. back to work monday for the first official day of spring. mike, how does it look out there? >>> not to bad considering it is monday. we are looking at the toll plaza with a nice flow of traffic. we have an accident reported here, but here's a live shot of the bay bridge. things are not so bad here. this is the traffic flow into the city on top of the screen. you can also see the toll plaza. no major backup there. the accident sounds like it is out of the roadway. no problems for the toll plazas. to the east shore
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Mar 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
levels are extremely high. >>pam: with four reactors in danger of meltdown the u.s. embassy is warning americans to stay at least 50 mi. away. >>live, from the bay area's news station, this is kron4 news at 4:00. >>pam: japanese officials say the best way of ending the threat of nuclear disaster is a new power line that could restore electrical power to the cooling pumps at the reactors. the u.s. regulatory commission said today all the water is gone from one of the polls. as kron 4 shows us, there is now nothing to stop the fuel rods from ultimately melting down. >>reporter: a new satellite pictures shows for the first time the extensive damage to the reactors. no. 1 lost its roof in an explosion, number two is in tact in releasing steam. no. 3 shows the most damage but the greatest danger is reactor for. it that is where all the water is train from the polls. u.s. officials say they could ignite with enough force to blast the radioactive fuel over the wide area. they told americans it's no longer safe to stay within 50 mi. of the plan. the japanese military tried to use helicopters t
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Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
on ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> good afternoon. topping our news, the u.s. is stepping up relief efforts to help japan recover from last week's massive earthquake and tsunami. the death toll also continues to rise and concern is growing over the threat of a possible nuclear plant meltdown. craig boswell begins our coverage with this report. >> reporter: just days after the devastating and deadly earthquake and tsunami in japan, help is arriving. two u.s. search and rescue teams are on the ground to assist operations from dozens of other countries. 75-member u.s. teams include at least 12 rescue dogs from los angeles. >> the united states will continue to offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. we will stand with the people of japan in the difficult days ahead. >> reporter: tensions are also high for those trying to get in touch with loved ones. >> the phones were busy all the time. there was no way we could connect. >> reporter: helicopters are using the deck of the uss ronald reagan as a staging area. meantime, a second hydrogen explosion at the nu
ABC
Mar 4, 2011 6:00am PST
attention because amy says this is engineer eye candy and you're an engineer so thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. let's talk about that eye candy, a major milestone in the building of the bay bridge achieved this morning ahead of schedule and that's literally a tall order. amy hollyfield is live on treasure island to show us this centerpiece in all its glory. >> fun to look at. grab your coffee and just take it in. it's enormous and making history. it's tall, 480 feet tall. now you can easily see that it's 91 feet taller than the current bridge which, you know, we always thought was large but now it looks kind of small next to our new tower. they started this operation monday at 5:00 in the morning and worked around the clock all week long. only 11 people were on this project. a huge project for them and they're very proud of the fact they got it done without any problems and a little ahead of their schedule. they thought they were working today but instead they earn rest and a long weekend. they're feeling really good about their progress on this bridge. >> as
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Mar 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >> and for us, san mateo bridge, traffic is fine, 101, you may encounter showers through san mateo but it's looking good also on the peninsula right now. >>> this morning, san francisco police are looking for the gunman behind a shooting in the mission district. this shooting wounded five people. janelle wang is live with more. >> i'm here on 16th and valencia you can see remnants of the violence. there were bullet here at the club and broken glass over here at the very popular pancho via. the shooting happened after 11:00 last night. when police arrived they found five people shot. all five were transported to the hospital. four have none life-threatening injuries but a fifth person has critical injuries. police are looking for a getaway car but they do not have a description of that car. there has been a string of violence in mission district with report of five shootings in the past month. much of sit gangs violence between two gangs. just this week guardian angels patrolled the streets. they are a national group of volunteers who patrol neighborhoods to try increase public safety. san
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Mar 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
livermore. we'll have details coming up. >> good thursday morning. thank you so much for joining us on this chilly start of the day. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. >> japanese officials say they have finished a new power line that could restore cooling systems and ease the crisis at the crippled nuclear complex. for a while military helicopters dumped loads of sea water to try to cool the you a rain yum fuel but that that has now been suspended because of a spike in radiation levels. meanwhile, there are reports of increasing tension between the u.s. and japan over how the reactor crisis is being handled. the state department is now sending charter planes to help bring back american citizens who want to leave and advising americans to stay at least 50 miles from the power plant. >> with japan's fukushima daiichi plant crippled on the ground, desperate efforts are coming from the air. helicopters dumping sea water into the holes of the roof hoping to could cool it enough to prevent a nuclear meltdown. they say there is talk of apocalypse and i think that word is well chosen
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
church. i'm raj mathai. >> cheryl, tell us what is happening there. >> reporter: police just left the scene but parishioners are still here in richmond. the pastor was arrested along with his elderly mother and his wife. no official word from police, but they tell me that the church is in foreclosure and the pastor and his family arrested because they refused to leave today. all three people were handcuffed. the pastor's wife was taken away in handcuffs about a block away in an awaiting patty wagon. >> this is what they call the iron triangle. the highest drug place we've got and we've got one of the churches, leaders, trying to do something and they are trying to get rid of him. what would you think about that? that's not right. >> reporter: parishioners are very upset awaiting in front of the church. that same car has the pastor and his mother inside. one man was picked up in handcuffs, as you can see, and carried away. the foreclosure situation has been heating up for several weeks now. the church pastor believes he's the victim of predatory loan and because of the services tha
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
these neighbors closer together. living in the mountains, they're used to being resilient. and they say they're okay, holding tight for now. they just hope this hillside will also hold tight. well fortunately no one was hurt in the slide. the public utilities director for santa cruz county tells me that the upper portion of the slide is not stable, and that's what they're really concerned about right now. i have to tell you, even while we were out shooting video, some smaller rocks started to come down. so this is a very fluid situation. reporting live from scots valley, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> all right, marianne, thank you for that update. >>> all the rain might cause a lot of people headaches, but for some, it's pure gold. rainy season is busy season. at golden west auto body in san jose, rain increases business by about 30%. slick roadways and the recent time change means a lot of fender-benders out on the roads. working in wet weather is not ideal, but the owner says it's nice to help his customers. >> i like to think of it as i'm getting people back on the road. they got
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Mar 7, 2011 6:00am PST
joins us now with the increased security presence at the station and how commuters are reacting this morning. jade. >> reporter: that is right. the first outbound train rolled through here 20 minutes ago. we spoke to two different riders. one had heard about the attack, the other had not. both said they would like to see a little more police presence out here. >> it would be nice to see a little if not every day that might be unreasonable. now and then a drive by or somebody here at random times to keep people on theretos. >> it's dark in the morning when i come. but i do wear a whistle on my arm just in case. just for animals. there is a lot of raccoons in the morning too. it's for protection. >> reporter: san mateo county transit police say they have amped up their patrols. we have been out here since 4:00 this morning and we have not seen any patrols at all. what is astonishing 9-15 attacked and robbed and beat the man for what he had on him. that's why we are out here this morning. investigators want to get the word out. despite leads they still need more information to clos
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Mar 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
was killed yesterday. we spoke with his mother a short time ago. and she told us that her son was a medical technician and his unit came under fire. she says as he rushed to help another soldier he was fatally wounded. the 23-year-old was due to be discharged next year. >>> new troubles tonight for the san francisco police department. a judge has dismissed yet another drug case after viewing security video and deciding it contradicted police testimony. it is the latest in the series of misconduct allegations we've been following. ktvu's heather holmes viewed the tape at the center of this latest case. she joins us now live from the city's richmond district. heather? >> reporter: julie, it's what happened inside the third floor of this apartment building and what cameras captured that is raising concerns. i want you to take a look. this is the video of the three plain-clothed officers that swayed the judge. take a look down the hallway as police investigating narcotic activity walk inside the last apartment on the left. >> i clearly said no when i was outside. >> reporter: 23-year-old mclare
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 11:00am PDT
are not expected to make it to the u.s. "good morning america." >> the earlier signs are intestinal tracks. those can look like a stomach flu and when you have all these people evacuated, they have to sort out the difference. >> there are three factors can put you at greater risk. first proximity. how close are you to the release. intention. how much was released and were there any barriers between you and that radiation. and duration. how long were you exposed. president obama says he continues to be heartbroken by the images of japan's devastation and this morning he made a promise. >> the united states will continue to offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. and we will stand with the people of japan in the difficult days ahead. >> u.s. military aid is slowly arriving but there was a setback today. the u.s. navy had to move several ships away after low radiation. >> the army corps of years plans to use sonar to locate several boats that sank after the waves hit on friday. one of our photographers went on aride with fish and game officials and assess the damage do
ABC
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
steroids, the home homerun king goes on trial for saying it. tomas roman joins us to el it us what happens next. >> jury selection begins tomorrow morning. in san francisco federal court in the perjury and steroid use trial. the biggest challenge will be to seat jurors who know little or nothing about the steroid scandal or who don't think bonds is a hero to baseball. jury selection in federal court goes a lot faster than most of us are used to. >> abc7's legal analyst says the barry bonds' trial will likely be efficient and quick. that's because a federal scwuj wields a lot of control. >> the judge controls most of the questioning of the jurors. >> he built his questionnaire last week. the questions range from "what websites do you visit? " to "have you ever visited a giants' game." it limits questions the court may ask. >> it may well be that this jury is picked very, very quickly, possibly in a day or day and a half. >> barry bonds faces four counts of lying to a federal grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice. he says bonds continues to fight this now four-year legal battle
NBC
Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm PST
weekend plans. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri joins us now. what do we got this weekend? >> so many twists and turns lately. this system not nearly as cold. not sea level snow but kould cover, but a lot of this is still in the upper moreathesp. temperatures now in the mid-40he as we zoom out, there's a long trail of moisture that's going to be pushing in this chance of showers as we head throughout saturday and sunday. so here's some of thet' highligs around 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. cloudy to start. then the chance of showers returns. and that continues through sunday. we'll have your hour-by-hour and when those are expected. >>> we move on, the fbi is on the hunt for a con man. he goes to their banks and cleans up their accounts. he goes right to the teller window. he's white between 50 and 60. here's the description. 5'9", 140 to 160. he's wanted income in stretching from reason mow impersonated the victims and withdrew big pings of as well as. >>> following up to a story we first brought you wednesday night, the fbi also investigating charges of police matt quart recover, allegations
NBC
Mar 12, 2011 11:00pm PST
, apirports are closed. military units are getting in. the u.s. is supplying help. two warships are on the way with aid. this is going to be a long, long effort. on top of that, there's news of a nuclear power leak. we've been talking about the last several hours about shortly after the earthquake, there was an explosion that damaged the buildings around one of the reactors. there was a radiation leak. they evacuated a region around that area by about 12 miles. people were undergoing radiation testing. now there's late word that there is a second emergency at a second reactor. still at that same complex. once again, it has something to do with the cooling units that are malfunctioning. there's no word yet on just how or if that is going to affect the evacuations already under way for that part of japan. just another obstacle that relief agencies and workers are trying to get up to that region are going to have to deal with. that's the latest from tokyo. >> the blast at the nuclear power plant is putting the whole world on edge. here at home, bay area engineers are also watching the situation.
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
for quite some time. let's check your weather and traffic. lawrence gets us started. good morning. >> good morning. we have seen a pretty good soaking around the bay area. looks like it's tapering offer a little bit along the peninsula. some scattered showers here, continuing to trace across the bay and into parts of the east bay. it will be more widely spread toward the middle of the day and the afternoon. we may get some sunny breaks but there are more storms on the horizon. we'll talk about that in a moment. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> big probable in livermore. westbound 580, two lanes blocked a multi-vehicle crash, two to three cars involved ambulance on the scene and traffic backups continue to grow. 16 miles per hour towards the accident scene and your drive time as well coming out of the altamont pass, stacking up towards about 20 minutes. so once you get past north greenville, speeds improve but again, this is definitely going to be our problem spot for right now for the start of the morning commute. much more traffic coming up. in the meantime, back to you guys. >>
CBS
Mar 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
't changed. they continue to profit... by selling kids the same lies... to get them to use... the same deadly products. don't be big tobacco's next victim. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> a powerful storm now ripping through the bay area. heavy rain, gusty winds, flooded everywhere. we'll have details coming up. >>> the u.s. opens fire on libya. what prompted the president's decision and how gadhafi is reacting. >> and swept away by the tsunami. what became of the driver. >> good evening, a stormy day and we're not in the clear yet. another wave of heavy rain and strong winds is moving in at this hour. meteorologist, lawrence has more on that in a minute, but our team coverage begins with don knapp in san francisco and the mess left behind by the storm so far. don. >> and this wet and wild weekend is about to get a little wilder with the wind warnings coming up. there are wind advisories all the way down to the 50-mile an hour winds on the golden gate tonight and on the san mateo bridge. the big rigs and box trucks are restricted. that wind has already don
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Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT
it was because he used steroids and it caused muscles and tendons to grow faster than his body could handle and the physical changes that happened at that time and his overall body grew dramatically and acne on his back and hair was falling off and he shaved it. and organs that changed sexual performance and bonds mental changes and increasingly aggressive, irritable, and agitative and almost violent and threat ton cut her head off and throw her in a ditch and cut off the breast implants he paid for her and then burning down the house he bought her. bell told her story many times on tv and radio with a nude playboy layout and a book on bonds steroid use. >> and there was another witness to show bonds lied about the steroid use. the equipment manager of the san francisco giants mike murphy says bonds hat size grew by an eighth of an inch and other giants hat sizes also grew, for example, willie mays and others. and bell was on the stand for 2 1/2 hours. after they take a lunch break, in not too long, it is quite possible she will continue on the stand this afternoon. so dramatic testimony he
NBC
Mar 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
>>> thanks for joining us, i'm raj mathai. >> one peninsula is resting easier after a hectic day. a mountain lion making its way into one family's backyard. the big cat was first spotted this morning in redwood city, less than a block from sequoia hospital. let's bring in kris sanchez with why police say there was no other choice but to shoot and kill the mountain lion. >> reporter: well, there is probably a lot of talks about moun den lions and probably second guessing of the police officers who say they had no choice but they say it was all about public safety. these homeowners started their day with a mountain lion in their backyard, police at their front door, and a police warning them to stay inside. >> i saw his face looking between the fence slats. i thought he was yawning but this is something that they do to warn you, like that. >> reporter: their neighbors around the corner spotted it around 8:19 this morning, which is likely the same one that was spotted about a mile away three hours earlier. as police cornered the 100-pound cat for hours, she knew the police officers
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